Category: Mindfulness

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Yoga BREAK:10 Minute Love UR Spine

Yoga BREAK:10 Minute Love UR Spine

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Body Scan

Body Scan

- The body scan meditation is a deep investigation into the moment-to-moment awareness of the body as we often get disconnected with our physical body, cutting off its wisdom and deep knowledge - As you bring awareness and acknowledgement to whatever you feel in the body the body scan can be very...

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The Wonder and Beauty of Each Instant

The Wonder and Beauty of Each Instant

When was the last time you laughed so hard you cried? How present were you in that moment? Were you worrying about work or planning your grocery list? My guess is no. There are few things in life that cause us to be more present than laughter. But why be present? People often tout the value of...

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The Happy List

The Happy List

Take a moment to think about 3 things that make you the happiest. It is likely that the simple act of thinking about these things have brought a smile to your face. There are so many opportunities to learn from this simple exercise. However, perhaps the greatest lesson is that you can control...

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When Your Mind Makes You Face-Plant

When Your Mind Makes You Face-Plant

Today, while teaching one of my great groups of yogis, I got to see observe one of the students have a very tangible, funny, and all too familiar encounter with the wonderful mind. The theme of class was focusing on establishing steadiness and cultivating a deeper focus on the navel center. The...

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Finding Balance

Finding Balance

Being a vegetarian for most of my life, I’ve struggled with finding balance in my diet and my health. When I was younger and not too motivated to cook, I usually took the easy way out, eating mostly cereal and cheese sandwiches. This was fine when I was a teen-ager but not sustaining enough to...

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Skip Breakfast, Get Fat

Skip Breakfast, Get Fat

Brain Craves High-Calorie Foods When You Skip Breakfast, Study Shows Skipping breakfast is often a big no-no if you are trying to lose or maintain weight because it leads to high-calorie cravings later. Now researchers think they know why that happens. Forgoing the first meal of the day actually...

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A Yogi’s Heart

A Yogi’s Heart

There are numerous benefits of practicing yoga. While the intended objective of practicing yoga is to attain self-realization, there are a multitude of other perks you’ll experience when you incorporate the practice of yoga into your life. Through the meditation found in yoga, you will gain a...

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The breath, again and again

The breath, again and again

I am amazed at how complicated I often make life, and how long it has taken me to understand the most simple of things. The breath. In and out. An anchor to right here, right now. In and out. Receiving and surrendering. A tool that is always with me. It is as if it is too good to be true and I lack...

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Muscle Message: The “Hugging Muscle”

Muscle Message: The “Hugging Muscle”

Need a hug? Well then you're going to need help from this muscle... Pectoralis major This is the large muscle which gives that large, barrel-chested appearance that many men strive for. It is, however, required for some very basic movements and its easiest to understand these movements if you...

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